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PLR celebrates 40th anniversary

The Public Lending Right scheme (PLR) celebrated its 40th anniversary last night with a party at the British Library.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 04:54:42 UTC ]
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SoA welcomes PLR increase, urges action on loans decline

The Society of Authors has welcomed a proposed increase in the rate of Public Lending Right (PLR) payments, but has voiced its dissatisfaction that the number of loans has continued to decline, exacerbated by cuts in library services and the exclusion of volunteer-run libraries from the scheme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PLR to cover ebooks and audiobooks

The Public Lending Right (PLR) will be extended to cover ebooks and e-audiobooks borrowed from libraries from 1st July. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PLR increases but drop in registered loans 'disheartening'

The British Library Board has recommended that the Public Lending Right (PLR) rate be increased to 8.2p per loan in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tony Ross tops 'most borrowed illustrators' list

Data released by Public Lending Right (PLR) has revealed that "Horrid Henry" creator Tony Ross was the UK's "most borrowed" illustrator across public libraries last year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime and thriller titles dominate UK's most-borrowed list

The crime and thriller genre has dominated loans from UK public libraries last year according to data released by Public Lending Right. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Holland appointed to PLR Advisory Committee

The British Library has appointed Tom Holland as chair of the Public Lending Right (PLR) Advisory Committee for the next three years. Holland said: “I am hugely honoured to be taking on the role of chair of the PLR Advisory Committee, which does such excellent work in promoting the interests of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call for PLR to be applied to remote e-loans

Authors have called for Public Lending Right (PLR) to be extended to all ebook loans from libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson most borrowed author but loan numbers fall

James Patterson remains the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the eighth year running, according to data released today (13th February) by the Public Lending Right (PLR). Daisy Meadows holds firm in second place, while fellow children’s authors Julia Donaldson and Francesca Simon remain... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PLR Twitter campaign sees 70 new authors sign up

A Twitter campaign to encourage more authors to sign up to Public Lending Right has been successful, according to Tracy Chevalier. Seventy authors registered for PLR in the first week of the campaign, led by Chevalier - an increase of 400% on the same period the year before. Chevalier, chair... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New management structure for PLR

A new management structure has been installed at the Public Lending Right (PLR) office, following... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government to consult on PLR extension

The government will consult on plans for the extension of Public Lending Right (PLR) to cover e-... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PLR rate drops again

The Public Lending Right (PLR) payment made to authors by government each time their books are... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALCS welcomes MPs' PLR call

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 16:05 The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) has welcomed a group of MPs' call for it to administer the Public Lending Right (PLR), amid uncertainty about its future. In a report issued by the Culture, Media and Sport... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids dominant in most-borrowed list

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:29 The case for the importance of libraries to children's reading is backed up by the latest library loan figures released by the Public Lending Right (PLR), which show children's authors dominant among the most borrowed... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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